Royer, Pena | Athletes of the Week

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Columbia’s Alexis Royer (left) and Taryn Pena (right) are this week’s R-T Athletes of the Week. (Teryn Schaefer photos)

Columbia softball players Alexis Royer and Taryn Pena are this week’s Republic-Times Athletes of the Week.

The pair helped score Columbia’s three runs in their, 4-3 9-inning, sectional championship loss to Alton Marquette.

Both Royer and Pena currently lead in nine and 10 of the 13 hitting statistic categories in the metro area, respectively, as the top few in several categories, including: doubles leaders — Royer, 22 (1st), Pena, 19 (2nd); RBI leaders — Pena, 55 (1st), Royer, 46 (3rd); runs scored — Royer, 53 (2nd); slugging percentage — Pena, .1070 (1st); on-base percentage — Pena, .622 (3rd).

To read more on Columbia’s sectional game, click here.

Congratulations girls, good luck on your future endeavors!


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